Skilang and Elgin Compete in Golden Grand Prix
As part of their Olympic Training prepartion, both Elgin and Skilang left Colorado Springs to Baku, Azerbaijan to compete in the FILA Golden Grand Prix from June 27-29, 2008.
Elgin wrestled Sergev Chernoskutov of Russia in the 55kg Greco Roman Style. Elgin was able to score 1 point during the second period of the match but lost both periods. Elgin ranked 14 out of 16 wrestlers. Skilang Temengil wrestled Azerbaijan in the 120kg freestyle division and was able to score points against his opponent but lost as well. Temengil was able to place 8th out of 10 wrestlers.